Otago Polytechnic has an international reputation for the development and particpation in OER.
This is recognised through its IP Policy and numerous press releases and programme
2008 a learning network forum at Otago Polytechnic invited speakers to a workshop for Otago Polytechnic and University of Otago staff.
Leigh Blackall one of the mover and shakers of the new intellectual property policy and creative commons licence at the Otago Polytechnic explained some of the implications. By default staff jointly own and licence their publications to Creative Commons attribution 3.0 unless they apply to have it restricted.
Simon Hart, Learning Services (AV) Librarian and Richard White, copyright officer at University of Otago. Together set up Community of Practice sharing info, co-ordinate training resources about intellectual property issues; CLL copyright at Otago University. Promotion of best practices (Bill Of Rights) information across the university. Website policies and guidelines.
Pam McKinlay, Otago Polytechnic.